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interactive

adjective
 
 
/ˌɪntərˈæktɪv/
IT used to describe a system or computer program that is designed to allow the user to exchange information with it: Customers touch the screen on the interactive display to check if a product is in stock. We produce interactive games for small children.interactive with sb The program is interactive with the user.
used to describe two things that affect each other when they are put together: be interactive with sth The level of service is interactive with the cost structure.
involving communication between people: an interactive training workshop
interactively /ˌɪntəˈræktɪvli/ US   /-ṱɚ-/ adverb
(Definition of interactive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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